Exercise Physiologists for North lakes and Brisbane Surrounds

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Specialist health care professionals caring for our community

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Our Exercise Physiologist

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Mitchell Vautin - Exercise Physiologist

Mitchell is an Accredited Exercise Physiologist who has gained a wealth of experience in the industry in a short amount of time. Mitchell’s experience includes rehabilitation with complex cardiac conditions, diabetes, neurological disorders, chronic pain, elite athletes and preventative and rehabilitative programs in indigenous health. All medicare and DVA claimable consultations with Mitchell will be bulk billed, meaning there are no out of pocket expenses..

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As an expert in food and nutrition, Kiah translates evidenced-based scientific information into personalised, practical advice to help every client reach their goals in health and nutrition. She has a comprehensive understanding of the interplay between food, human biochemistry and how this plays a pivotal role in health, wellbeing and the prevention of chronic disease.

 Using medical nutrition therapy, Kiah advises client’s on specific nutritional management for:

  • Weight management
  • Diabetes education and management
  • Cardiovascular disease, high blood pressure and dyslipidemia.
  • Digestive issues – irritable bowel syndrome, diverticular disease, coeliac disease
  • Food allergies and intolerances
  • Pregnancy and lactation support
  • Iron deficiency and anemia
  • Vegan/vegetarian nutrition

What is Exercise Physiology?

Exercise physiology is the study of the effects of exercise on the human body. By studying how different forms of exercise provide different results in humans, the exercise physiologist has learned how to recommend certain exercise to achieve certain results.

Exercise physiology has become a much sought-after science for people who have suffered a debilitating setback to their physical health after an accident or illness.

The practice of exercise physiology takes into account oxygen levels, plasma glucose and the effects of dehydration as well the more molecular levels of the body that are affected when we exercise. They also take into account the stresses and strains that a certain type of motion can take on a human body in recommending a personal regimen of rehabilitative exercises.

The exercise physiologist will offer health and behavioral coaching, exercise counseling and physical rehabilitation. They are effective in improving the health and lifestyles of people suffering from cardiovascular, pulmonary, metabolic and other systemic diseases as well as musculoskeletal conditions and diseases such as osteoporosis and arthritis.

The Need for Exercise Physiology in Australia

There is a growing need for exercise physiology in Australia as many of the older citizens are adopting a more sedentary lifestyle as well as contracting cardiovascular and pulmonary diseases such as arteriosclerosis.

There needs to be an increase in awareness among these citizens that staying active can effectively mitigate the effects of these diseases, prolong lifespans as well as offer a more positive mental outlook on life as a whole.

Our Exercise Physiologist in North Lakes

Meet our resident Exercise Physiologist at Specialist Medical Care. We pride ourselves on providing specialist care across a broad range of allied health and medical services. Meet the team here.

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